A Few Questions on Respiratiors...

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Helljumper

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I'll be (hopefully) doing my first fiberglass work on my ODST armor this weekend. But I'm a little concerned about just what kind of respirator I need when doing this.

I have a pack of 3M half face respirators that say "N95 Particulate" on the front of the box. Trouble is I can't find the User Instructions that the box says that I should read, so I'm not sure if they're safe to use.

Can anyone help me out here?
 

FinAeros

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N95 means, AFAIK, that it handles up to particles 95 nanometers in diameter.

I used to work all the time with N30 particulates.

For air born particulates, they'll work. But it won't do anything about the organic vapors you might experience.
 

Helljumper

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Thanks. This is the first time I've ever done fiberglassing and I just wanted to be sure. I'm completly clueless when it comes to this kind of stuff.
 
Yeah I was wondering, how do you all..you know...breath in that helmet? both the MJOLNIR and ODST armor?? because imma make some MJOLNIR armor and...was curios...
 

darkesword2020

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You breathe like you normally do.

The only thing that happens is that you get hot very quickly, unless you have some sort of cooling system in there...ex: fans or such.

Try to see if you can wear a motorcycle helmet, pretty much the same as wearing one of the mjolnir helms.. ;-)
 

TheBlue

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:agree: I agree Dark.

BTW, congrats on the new rank. I should be there in about 40 posts ;-)
 

darkesword2020

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Ironcobra3000 said:
Yep, you can install fans and such, the only problem is getting your hair tangled in them D:


Not if you know what your doing.

Fan placement is everything, put it either near your ears, or around your eyebrows. (Clone Trooper Helmets)

I am waiting for a Mjolnir helmet that I can check fan placement with, but most helmets have more than enough space for fans.

I have a microphone/PA system, fans, and soundboard all in my Clone trooper helmet.

I even have my Halo Zune mounted in my Clone Trooper Helmet as well.

So no offense, but it's all in the placement of your stuff.

:dee:
 
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